Use Baking Soda for Acne Skin Care
Baking Soda Bath
Add 100grams or half a cup of baking soda to your warm bath water. This will refresh your skin especially if you have been exposed to swimming pool-water that has been heavily chlorinated. Baking soda bath also prevents breakouts that are caused by pseudomonas skin infections. You can also loosen blackhead skin at the back by having a sponge bath mixed with water.
Baking Soda with Shampoo
Add 2-3 grams of baking soda to your bottle of shampoo to get rid of volumizer and mousse thus reducing acne at the hairline on the forehead.
Baking Soda to Relieve Sunburn.
Mix 120ml of some cool water with 15 grams of baking soda can help slow down pigment formation in your skin and also relieve sunburn.
Other use of Baking Soda for Skin Beauty and Health
A little baking soda goes a long way. Sprinkle a little bit of the powder on your scalp and brush/comb it through and you’ll get clean, oil-free hair in no time.
Use baking soda as an alternative to shampoo when you have dandruff. Skip shampooing for a while. Instead, massage your hair with baking soda to clean the scalp and get rid of the flakes.
After using it on your hair, place your brush in a basin of warm water mixed with a tablespoon of baking soda. Leave it for 15 minutes for the dirt to come off then rinse thoroughly.
Itch Reliever Bath Solution
Add a cup of baking soda and 1 ¼ cups of your favourite baby oil to your bath.
Instead of using commercial deodorants, apply baking soda to your underarms for protection against odour and harsh chemicals.
You can use baking soda as it is or add a little amount of water to get that paste-like consistency. Put it on your toothbrush and brush those yellow stains away.
Mix a tablespoon of baking soda in a glass of water as an alternative to your alcohol-based mouthwash.
DIY Foot Scrub
Prepare a basin with warm water mixed with 3-5 tablespoons of baking soda and the perfect pumice stone for a nice, hot foot scrub.
If you’ve already used up all your exfoliating body wash, don’t throw the bottle. Fill it with water, baking soda and your favourite essential oils until you get your desired consistency.
You should be careful when using baking soda because it may cause uncomfortable sensations such as burning and stinging. To be on the safe side, you should test it with your hands before using it. Baking soda is suitable for your daily use. However, if your skin is very sensitive, avoid using it regularly.